Ergo Sum: A Crow a Day is a touring exhibition originated by the Woodson Art Museum and includes 365 mixed-media, hand-gessoed panels, 7 ¾” x 5 ¾” each, created by Karen Bondarchuk. Bondarchuk is an artist and Associate Professor of Art at Western Michigan University.
Ergo Sum: A Crow a Day marks the passing of time that her mother – diagnosed with dementia in 2010 – no longer was able to do.
The Brinton Museum is currently working in partnership with The Hub on Smith in Sheridan to offer dementia-friendly programs for caregivers and participants. More information on dementia-friendly activities will be available on The Brinton’s website.
Karen Bondarchuk will be in residence at The Brinton Museum on Thursday, May 2 to give a Gallery Talk on this emotionally expressive exhibit.
Karen Bondarchuk (b. 1964) is Associate Professor of Art at Western Michigan University. She studied at Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax, and The Ohio State University, Columbus.
“The series is simultaneously a marker of my mother’s lost time and a constant and acute reminder of my own days, my life, and an attempt to signal visually the preciousness and individuality of each day.